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is jamie yorck and i want to thank you for considering me for the animal welfare commission. last year i presented to the rules commission a petition with over 300 signatures that both condemn the one sidedness of the animal welfare control submission and also supported my appointment. for 35 years i've worked in san francisco, from 1978 to end of 2000 i owned a small exotic bird store. i think my experience uniquely qualifies me with a different perspective than others in this room. instead of singing my praises, i want an opportunity to inform you. i began attending the commission meetings several years ago. when the animal welfare commission was considering the ban on the sale of pets. a few months later the commission was seriously deliberating upon another ban, the banning of the blue grass festival from golden gate park because it interfered with the feeding habits of the ferrel cats. this was more fun than the cooking channel and i've been hooked. i have been continuously attending every one of their meetings. we live in the city named after st. francis with the ensuing myth of gr
jamie yorck. i think it is apparent he knows a whole lot about what is going on. he spends a lot of time there at the committee making sure he's up on what's happening before he came to apply here. and i just want to talk about his ability for education and outreach, which i have personally benefited from and san francisco has benefited from. he's an amazing advocate. he not only takes individual animal welfare, but the general welfare of san francisco's pets as well as animal related issues to heart. and i hope that you can forward him with recommendation. and i just wanted to say it's the 16th anniversary of moving to san francisco and i couldn't think of a better person to be here representing. >> is there any public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. colleagues, any thoughts or further questions? do you want to clarify we do have one applicant for seat 7 now that ms. russo has asked only to be considered for seats 1 and 2. and we have now heard six of the eight applicants, two who were unable to be here. generally on the rules committee does not consider app
Search Results 0 to 2 of about 3 (some duplicates have been removed)